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Galen is a privately owned pharmaceutical sales and marketing company established in 1968, headquartered in Craigavon (Northern Ireland).

Galen is a recognised Speciality Pharmaceutical Company marketing products throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and the US in therapy areas such as gastroenterology, female health and pain management.  Galen is also focused on oncology and plans to continue expanding its portfolio with selected specialty products on an international basis.

By combining innovation in product development with competitive pricing, Galen aims to work in partnership with healthcare professionals and patients to create real, long-term value, a major factor in the company’s success to date.

Through the Almac Group, Galen has access to a wide variety of services, which range from drug discovery to commercial manufacture.

Through organic growth and acquisitions, Galen has product sales in 23 countries. We are continuing to look to develop new markets and new opportunities to fulfil our vision of creating a truly international pharmaceutical company from our base in Northern Ireland.

A selection of Galen products

Laxido® Orange is a sugar free laxative used for the treatment of constipation, especially if you have been constipated for a long time.

Calceos® is a lemon flavoured chewable tablet, which belongs to a group of medicines that act on the body’s balance of calcium and vitamin D.

Zemtard® XL are capsules that contain various strengths of diltiazem hydrochloride. These capsules release diltiazem hydrochloride in a controlled, prolonged manner. Diltiazem hydrochloride is classed as a calcium channel blocker.

Salivix pastilles are tutti-frutti flavoured and stimulate natural saliva production.1-3

The product can be used for stimulation of saliva production in patients suffering from dry mouth, when saliva secretion is impaired and potentially functioning gland tissue is still present.1

Flotros® 20mg Tablets are used to treat the symptoms of overactive bladder. For example, needing to go the toilet frequently (urinary frequency), needing to suddenly rush to the toilet (urgency) and/or not getting there in time (urge incontinence).

  1. Salivix data sheet 20th February 2013
  2. Salivix data on file
  3. T Axéll & D Birkhed. Dry Mouth: Aetiology, Symptoms and Treatment. University of Lund, School of Dentistry, Malmö, Sweden. Unpublished